Welcome to the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia,
the Pearl in the Heart of Philadelphia.
Located in South Philadelphia just steps from the Broad Street Line and in sight of City Hall, The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia serves the nation. Here, we hold dear the values of our beloved Saint Rita of Cascia: peacemaking, healing, forgiveness, and reconciliation.
All Souls Novena
Our All Souls Novena will take place from November 2 through November 10. Click here to register a loved one.
The gift for this year’s Novena was a booklet on Saint Augustine’s life, abridged from a version published by Fr. John Rotelle, O.S.A. To purchase additional booklets, visit our gift shop.
The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia operates under the auspices of the
Augustinian Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova.